On this day…

April 5, 2011

Daily Post, On this day

April 5, 1933: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt signs an executive order forbidding the hoarding of gold coin, gold bullion and gold certificates by U.S. citizens. This is significant because the Government could theoretically come to a person’s home and seize their (gold) money. This is why some, today, are collecting gold coins in case their is ever a shortage.

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Robert Forto is the owner of Dog Works Training Company in Alaska, a canine behaviorist, mushin' down a dream, sports nut and radio show host. Robert writes a lot about his observations in Alaska, pop culture, music, and of course dogs!

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